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Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,171
Posted By blastermaster
Sounds legit. ;) Saves me from having to...

Sounds legit. ;)

Saves me from having to move them. Based on my layout options, I'm going to have to have my rear ceiling speakers a little closer together than my front ceiling speakers. ...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-30-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,171
Posted By blastermaster
So I know I'm a bit late to the party in watching...

So I know I'm a bit late to the party in watching this podcast:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFbqJkjfABQ

It was very informative and I find myself now thinking I may try out both 7.1.4 and...
Forum: 2.35:1 Constant Image Height Chat   06-29-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 131
Posted By blastermaster
I've got an Optoma HD3300 and the Panamorph...

I've got an Optoma HD3300 and the Panamorph UH480. Yes, the black levels suck, but I am waiting for an ND2 filter from Ebay and hopefully that will help things. I don't even bother with zooming. I...
Forum: AVS Articles   06-29-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,585
Posted By blastermaster
Good tips, Mark. Now the tricky bit for me is...

Good tips, Mark. Now the tricky bit for me is knowing where to put those diffusers and absorbtion panels. I have the first reflection points covered, but the rest is a crapshoot. I've got lots of...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-28-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 63,839
Posted By blastermaster
I'm running all Tannoys. DC12i for my LCR ...

I'm running all Tannoys. DC12i for my LCR

http://tannoy.com/residential/#!products_1489

Iw63 for my side surrounds (not installed yet, I'm currently using Axiom QS8s):
...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-27-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 26,300
Views: 1,075,280
Posted By blastermaster
You betcha!

You betcha!
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-27-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 63,839
Posted By blastermaster
The smell of fresh leather is rad. Yes, I said...

The smell of fresh leather is rad. Yes, I said it...rad. Can you guess which decade my formative years were from?

Anyhoo, it looks like you've got a wall of sound. Perhaps you have too much...
Forum: Digital Projectors - Under $3,000 USD MSRP   06-27-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By blastermaster
I'm pretty confident you will be enjoying that...

I'm pretty confident you will be enjoying that projector long before you will be able to afford, based on what it sounds like you're willing to spend, a 4k projector. I would jump in, go to the DIY...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-27-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 26,300
Views: 1,075,280
Posted By blastermaster
I used two sheets of Roxul Comfortboard...

I used two sheets of Roxul Comfortboard (2'x4'x1.5") wrapped in 4 inch baseboard molding (painted black) and covered with an espresso colored cloth that passed the "breath test". I mounted it by...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-27-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26,300
Views: 1,075,280
Posted By blastermaster
I hear ya, man. It was 40 degrees here in the...

I hear ya, man. It was 40 degrees here in the Okanagan. It's supposed to be the hottest summer on record. Kids went for a swim in the pool at a friends' house then we watched a movie in my man...
Forum: Screens   06-25-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 374,092
Posted By blastermaster
I love my curved XD screen (it's a DIY using XD...

I love my curved XD screen (it's a DIY using XD material, but I still love it!). The picture is great, of course, but to me the greatest benefit was the audio immersion. I had my speakers below the...
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-23-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 81
Posted By blastermaster
Thanks for the help. I think I'll just jump in...

Thanks for the help. I think I'll just jump in and give it a try and see what happens.
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-23-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 81
Posted By blastermaster
Here they are: ...

Here they are:

http://www.tannoypro.com/#!Page=Product&Id=5.61
Forum: DIY Speakers and Subs   06-23-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 81
Posted By blastermaster
Box Build for in-walls

Hey all. I got a good deal on a pair of in-walls and I'm now thinking I'd like to use them as my rear surround speakers. They can't be installed in-wall in that location, so I was thinking of...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-17-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 26,300
Views: 1,075,280
Posted By blastermaster
Like I said, I don't have a proper receiver yet,...

Like I said, I don't have a proper receiver yet, so I haven't even tested the bloody thing lol. I'm itchin' to buy one as soon as the new 2015 models roll out.

Piss, I don't want to cut...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-17-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 26,300
Views: 1,075,280
Posted By blastermaster
I plan on only having one row of seating. If...

I plan on only having one row of seating. If there are extra people, then the stragglers will get the Fat Boy bean bags and sit on the ground in front of us haha! And I have a 7.1.4 system without...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-17-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26,300
Views: 1,075,280
Posted By blastermaster
So despite Dolby recommending a pair of ceiling...

So despite Dolby recommending a pair of ceiling speakers in front and behind, it seems like the best is to have a pair right above (presumably spaced apart to the right and left) and a pair in front?...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-16-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 7,101
Posted By blastermaster
Craig, please let me know when these become...

Craig, please let me know when these become available. I'm jumping in and getting the 3050. Can't wait!
Forum: Speakers   06-13-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 230
Posted By blastermaster
I use stuff called "Invisible Glass" on our...

I use stuff called "Invisible Glass" on our actual piano and clean it off with a microfibre cloth. Works great. If it were my expensive speakers, though, I'd probably get one of those air cans for...
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-12-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 88,640
Posted By blastermaster
I've got an external two channel amp powering...

I've got an external two channel amp powering these crazy ceiling speakers of mine. Still waiting for summer or fall or whenever the heck the new receivers come out with DTS:x. Let's just say I get...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-12-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,513
Posted By blastermaster
Yes, I was expecting something more cerebral than...

Yes, I was expecting something more cerebral than what it turned out to be. The trailer made it look that way:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hN0JkFrvO_M

But whatever. Different strokes, I...
Forum: Official AVS Blu-ray Disc Reviews   06-12-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,513
Posted By blastermaster
Wow, am I gonna be the first one to say I thought...

Wow, am I gonna be the first one to say I thought this movie was absolutely terrible? It started out with so much promise of a bond-ish style spy movie, then it took a nose dive and went all Michael...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   06-10-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 8,614
Posted By blastermaster
Terrible movie IMHO, but I'd imagine that A Good...

Terrible movie IMHO, but I'd imagine that A Good Day to Die Hard would sound fantastic in DSU. Those helicopter gunners packed some serious punch!
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-10-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 88,640
Posted By blastermaster
I'm probably fine, then. Only difference between...

I'm probably fine, then. Only difference between that and my setup is my ceiling speakers aren't aimed at the listener, they're just downfiring, but they have good dispersion. Time will tell how it...
Forum: Latest Industry News   06-10-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,576
Views: 88,640
Posted By blastermaster
So what is the current FOTM 7.1.4 setup? ...

So what is the current FOTM 7.1.4 setup? Apparently with DTS:X it doesn't matter (as much), but do they have a suggested 7.1.4 setup? I just installed ceiling speakers behind and in front of the...
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